Admission Notification Details for Christian Medical College (CMC), Vellore

CMC Vellore Distance Learning Diploma ( Allergy Asthma ) Admission

In Collaboration with International Asthma Services, Colorado, USA

Distance Education

Diploma in Allergy and Asthma ( DAA ) Admission Notice

DAA is a distance education programme, offered jointly by the Christian Medical College, Vellore and the International Asthma Services ( IAS ), a registered charitable institution in Colorado, USA.

The course was formulated to train qualified specialists in both theoretical and practical aspects of the practice of Allergy and Asthma and related aspects of clinical Immunology.

We believe the training would equip the trainees with the necessary skills to practice this specialty.


·         Specialists with an MD degree or DNB or PG diploma in TB and Chest / Respiratory diseases /  Paediatrics  / General medicine and MS ENT are eligible to apply.

·         Candidates with an MBBS qualification with a proven track record of academic practice in Allergy and Asthma may be considered, at the discretion of the selection committee.

·         These candidates should substantiate their experience when they apply.

·         International and National faculty will provide 4 one week contact programmes in Vellore, Tamil Nadu.

·         Study material shall be provided for self study and the candidates would be required to complete assignments based on these.

·         On successful completion of the course, a certificate of proficiency will be granted by CMC, Vellore and the International Asthma services.

·         Candidates serve a two week rotation through CMC allergy skin testing /  immunotherapy lab and PFT labs.


Indian Candidates, tuition fees Rs 65,000/-, final examination fees Rs 5,000/-, materials and supply Rs 5,000/-; total Rs 75,000/-

Oversees candidates, a total fee amounting to the equivalent of US $ 3000/-

Selected candidates are required to remit the fee in full before commencement of the course.

The candidates should bear their expenses for attending the contact programs towards, travel, boarding and lodging.

The short listed candidates would be required to sign an undertaking that, they would comply with all the requirements of the course, before they are considered for the final selection.

The organizers may hold an interview of short listed candidates if required.

The conduct of the interview shall be at the discretion of the organizers.

The fees paid by the selected individuals will not be refunded if they choose not to join or discontinue the course.

Application Form:

All completed application forms needs to be sent with the following; a copy of your resume or C.V.; attested copies of the degree certificates and MBBS mark sheets; two recent passport size photos; demand draft for Rs 500/- ( non-refundable ) as application fee in favour of CMC Vellore Association, payable at Vellore.

Completed application form with all the stated documents needs to be sent to Dr DJ Christopher, Course Director, Dept of Pulmonary Medicine, Christian Medical College, IDA Scudder Road, Vellore-4, Tamil Nadu.

Contact Information:

Christian Medical College (CMC), Vellore

Christian Medical College (CMC), Vellore, Tamil Nadu


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